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Space Hotel being Planned for 2025
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Space Hotel being Planned for 2025

Cost details lacking but plans starting. World's first space HOTEL to begin construction in low Earth orbit in 2025 complete with restaurants, cinemas and rooms...

IBM Cloud Satellites:  Watson and the Edge
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IBM Cloud Satellites: Watson and the Edge

Towards more secure data via satellites.  Secure Data as a Service.IBM Cloud Satellite Enables Clients to Deliver Cloud Securely in Any Environment Including at...

Global Variances in Digital Trust
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Global Variances in Digital Trust

 Digital Trust, supposedly accurately measured.  Had not seen this before, probably useful if accurate.   The components of the measure also seem  they would be...

DigiDog Policing Dog and Privacy
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DigiDog Policing Dog and Privacy

Seems the outgrowth of the 'Spot' dog,  design from Boston Dynamics, which I have been following.  Here called DigiDog.  Not sure what this sure what this has to...

Tezos and Wolfram for Blockchain
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Tezos and Wolfram for Blockchain

 New to me, and interesting, with quite a bit of detail and even sample code.  Will be examining smart contract implications.Third-Generation Blockchain Functionality...

IBM Makes Encryption Paradox Practical  in IEEE Spectrum
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IBM Makes Encryption Paradox Practical in IEEE Spectrum

More on FHE and IBM.   From IEEE Spectrum ... IBM Makes Encryption Paradox Practical  in IEEE Spectrum“Fully homomorphic” cryptography allows partial access toBy...

Universities Capturing More Value from Research
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Universities Capturing More Value from Research

 Sounds akin to our own work on gathering value from research.   Our recent work with the DOD to understand what research it has paid for, and can be monetizedShould...

BERT for Unsupervised Training
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BERT for Unsupervised Training

 A nice, fairly compact, somewhat technical view of how to use BERT for unsupervised training problems.    And some unexpected uses.  True, everyone should know...

RPA Examined
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RPA Examined

See also aspects of business process modeling for extensions to the idea.  And likely combination with broader methods of ML and AISome thoughts on RPA: By Maria...

Decline of Computers as a General Purpose Technology
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Decline of Computers as a General Purpose Technology

Contributed article, excerpt below in the March 2021 CACM.My first reaction was No!  But some very good points made ... 'The Decline of Computers as a General Purpose...

Data and its Useful Nature as an Asset
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Data and its Useful Nature as an Asset

 Recall this echoes some of our own examination of  'data as an asset'.     Thoughtful ideas here but I think it is still useful to consider it as an asset that...

Talking Blockchain
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Talking Blockchain

Wladawsky talks Blockchain. Good thoughtful piece with lots of backup. How Can Blockchain Become a Truly Transformative Technology?I first became interested inThe...

Scramble for Post Quantum
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Scramble for Post Quantum

Moving more rapidly than expected. The Scramble for Post-Quantum CryptographyBy Samuel Greengard ,  Commissioned by CACM StaffResearchers are working to counter...

Ring Door Bell Goes Radar
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Ring Door Bell Goes Radar

Like some of the directions the doorbell tech is going,  getting to be quite common. Ring Video Doorbell Pro 2 uses radar for bird’s-eye view of front door activity...

You Need a Challenge Network
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You Need a Challenge Network

 Good thought, agreed, always worked best when challenged. Why You Need a ‘Challenge Network’  in K@WIn the following excerpt from his new book, Think Again, Wharton...

Real-Time Marker-Less Motion Capture for Animals
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Real-Time Marker-Less Motion Capture for Animals

Real time feedback for animal movement and posture. Real time Studies of animal Motion by Neural activity.By EPFL (Switzerland)Nik Papageorgiou, December 10, 2020...

Digitization of Creativity and the Maker Movement.
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Digitization of Creativity and the Maker Movement.

A considerable piece.    In particular note the connection to the 'Maker Movement',  an approach we were introduced to as early as the 80s.  Of course 3D printing...

AI Recodes Software
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AI Recodes Software

Another intriguing application. AI Recodes Legacy Software to Operate on Modern PlatformsIBM's AI-based tools let engineers explore ways to extract value from legacy...

Knowledge Sharing Across Silos
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Knowledge Sharing Across Silos

From the APQC Blog: Why Knowledge Sharing Across Siloes Is More Important in 2021Team-based collaboration got a huge boost in 2020However, we don’t seem the same...
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